The article on Dohanos follows his life story from his start in 1907 in an Ohio mill town to his death in 1994. His Post covers captured stories of American small town life with humor, affection, and lots of detail.
Getting a Post cover idea approved wasn't easy. Dohanos estimated that for every cover idea that got the green light, there were four other sketches that were rejected.
Illustration Magazine Issue 49
Volume 2 of Dan Zimmer's popular "The Golden Age: Masterworks from the Golden Age of Illustration" is still available, but it's selling out fast.